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Tdap

Tdap  n.— «County health officials are urging people of nearly all ages to get the vaccine for the disease through what is called a tdap booster, a newer immunization administered along with tetanus shots.» —“Whooping cough is coming...

hardware disease

hardware disease  n.— «Cattle can suffer from what’s known as hardware disease if they eat metal that’s left in pastures or finds its way into feed.» —“Metallic debris poses risk to cattle” by Mike Penprase News...

double dead meat

double dead meat  adj.— «“Double dead meat” is a local parlance for hot meat from swine, cow or chicken that died from a disease but still being sold as “fresh.”» —“DA confiscates 1,000 kilograms of ‘double dead...

John Thomas

John Thomas  n.— «John Thomas (JT): Position of the penis in relation to unilateral disease on routine x-ray. A positive sign is implied when the penis points to the side of the disorder. May also hear it called Throckmorton sign...

Throckmorton sign

Throckmorton sign  n.— «John Thomas (JT): Position of the penis in relation to unilateral disease on routine x-ray. A positive sign is implied when the penis points to the side of the disorder. May also hear it called Throckmorton sign...

bug-chaser

bug-chaser  n.— «An even smaller, but growing, group are those who call themselves “gift givers” and “bug chasers”—those who actively seek to spread the disease to willing people, and those people who wish to...

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